Joanie Wexler

Writer

Joanie Wexler is an independent writer and editor who has spent 20+ years writing about computer networking technologies, their business potential, and implementation considerations. She serves clients at technology companies and industry publications writing educational materials on all aspects of IT.

Security Implications of the ‘Mobile First’ Workplace

Moving Legacy Applications to the Cloud? Make Sure You Do It Right

Moving Legacy Applications to the Cloud? Make Sure You Do It Right

Bloated or inefficient on-premise applications will still be bloated and inefficient in the cloud if you don’t take the time up front to clean them up or throw them out entirely.

Cloud-Based Backup and Disaster Recovery Is a Win-Win for Business

Cloud-Based Backup and Disaster Recovery Is a Win-Win for Business

Cloud-based disaster recovery services eliminate the need for site-to-site replication – as well as the cost of additional DR infrastructure and real estate.

6 Reasons to Deploy a Hybrid Cloud

6 Reasons to Deploy a Hybrid Cloud

Mixed cloud environments are on the rise as organizations balance public and private data needs. Here’s what to consider before going hybrid.

‘Shadow’ Spending and Its Impact on the Cloud

‘Shadow’ Spending and Its Impact on the Cloud

Shadow IT serves a useful purpose in the enterprise, and it is important for IT to understand and support that purpose.

The Cloud as Business Incubator

The Cloud as Business Incubator

As cloud deployments mature, organizations have an opportunity to evolve from cost-cutting initiatives toward a whole new level of innovation.

Make Sure Collaboration is part of your Mobile Workspace Strategy

The ability of employees to access all the apps and data they need, regardless of their location, device, and network, has grown quite sophisticated since the introduction of mobile workspace technology. In addition to accessing...

Sharing Security Responsibilities with your Cloud Provider

Sharing Security Responsibilities with your Cloud Provider

If you’re using a public cloud service, you’ve relinquished some measure of physical control of your computing platforms to a third party. But you still must be involved in security.

Getting Mobility Right – Real Users, Real Solutions

Perhaps the biggest advances in mobile workspaces – environments that allow mobile users to access their business apps and data from anywhere – have been on the integration front. A mobile infrastructure has myriad components, and...

Order from Chaos: Five Steps for Reining in Runaway Mobility

Mobile computing has blazed through many organizations as a powerful grass-roots movement, often unguided by IT’s hand. The big-bang nature of mobility’s genesis made it tough for IT leaders to integrate the many facets of...

Are Your Apps Cloud Candidates?

Are Your Apps Cloud Candidates?

Not all applications are created equal – and not all are viable candidates for cloud deployment. Here’s what to look for – and what to guard against with your migration strategy.

Wanted: 20-20 Vision into Mobile Networks

One of the IT manager’s most important jobs is to understand how well IT assets are performing. The mobile infrastructure is no different. To ensure optimal user experiences and productivity, IT needs real-time visibility into how...

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